Interview with Japanese metalcore band Earthists.

With their new release, “LIFEBINDER” set to release on August 17th, Tokyo based Earthists. are going to take the scene by storm with their unique blend of metalcore. Classifying themselves as “naturecore”, the lyrics focusing on nature in general, the band is sure to please metalcore and djent  enthusiasts with eleven songs of pure awesomeness. I had the opportunity to chat with the band on a multitude of topics which you can read below, which includes writing lyrics in a foreign language, some influences, and even why they formed a band in the first place. To support the guys in Earthists. give them a like on Facebook, preorder the album/merch from MerchNow or on iTunes!

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Down In Lavender Town: An Interview With Dwellings


Modesto, California post-hardcore band Dwellings recently released their debut album “Lavender Town” on June 29th via Tragic Hero Records. Similar to some of the “Swancore” bands out there, Dwellings put their own unique touch on the genre and even throw in a bit of progressive/alternative rock elements into the mix to keep the listener interested throughout it’s runtime. Recently I had the chance to chat with Isaac Wilson and Anthony Pacheco from the band about what differentiates them from their other contemporaries, some of their most anticipated releases, and what it’s like being singed to a record label. Read on to find learn more about the band, give them a like on Facebook, and purchase their album via one of the links below!

Bandcamp
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BELLE (formerly Belle Noire) sign to Tragic Hero; premiere “Reverence”

Belle Noire, the talented progressive rock band from San Jose who impressed listeners in 2016 with their debut album What It Means To Be, are back with a name change, new label, and new single. The group is now known as BELLE, and they have just signed to Tragic Hero Records, while also releasing their new single “Reverence”. The song marks an evolution from their debut, with growing use of subtle textures and electronic flourishes to compliment Joey Lancaster’s soaring vocals and passionate lyricism. Stay tuned for more from BELLE, who just wrapped a run of shows supporting Emery and ’68!

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California alt-hardcore band Set Sights sign to Tragic Hero Records, premiere new video for “Rise Above”

Tragic Hero Records has announced a striking new signing in California hardcore band Set Sights. Alongside that big announcement, the band has also released a music video for their new single, “Rise Above”. The hard-working band might remind listeners of a litany of scene favorites, from The Ghost Inside to Turnstile, perhaps even influences from melodic hardcore acts like Capsize, Ghost Key, and Taken. Check out the video below, and stay tuned for more album news from the band.

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